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Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
secretary janet napolitano toured devastated staten island. >> we have 3200 fema personnel working this storm in the northeast, and more are on their way. >> reporter: tons of relief supplies were brought into floyd bennett field in brooklyn. national guardsmen and the red cross seemed a lot more visible and fema set up relief centers throughout the storm zone. >> fema was very helpful. they came out. we were in need of clothes. in need of food. and any donation that the people have given us, we're very grateful. >> reporter: because supplies and emergency services have been at such a premium, new yorkers have wondered all week why on earth the stay's legendary marathon was still on schedule to take place sunday. early this evening, it was canceled. and on staten island, where the race always begins, residents said thank goodness. >> thank god. my reaction is they're coming to their senses and realizing that these resources are going to be needed where it's truly needed. >> reporter: deputy mayor howard wolfson explained why. >> it became clear that the marathon, which is really one of
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
federal help. homeland security chief janet napolitano will visit there today. elsewhere, the national guard handed out water, food, and diapers last night. 17 military aircraft arrived in new york state carrying power repair trucks from california. >>> in virginia the "u.s.s. san antonio" was loaded with we leaf supplies and set off for new york and new jersey. >>> the city of hoboken is finally getting back on its feet after flooding stranded 20,000 people. governor chris christie says the power situation has drastically improved. >> remember, at the height of the storm we were at 2.7 million so we're a million more customers have been restored from the height of the storm. >>> in connecticut, garbage is piling up on the streets as flooded basements are being cleaned out. >>> in new york, washed out subways are starting to come back, and there are huge lines to get on buses as the city deals with a gridlock nightmare. work could begin today on removing a massive crane that's been dangling high above a midtown manhattan street. a lot of people are questioning the decision to go ahead
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
guard moving in with that much-needed aid after days of criticism. janet napolitano promised that there would be more aid flowing in and a lot more help. meantime, across new york's harbor to lower manhattan, the power is slowly being restored to areas that have been darkened all week since sandy's storm moved in and subway surf vis is slowly coming back online after the tunnels were flooded. and all around jersey's shore, new york's governor chris christie -- new jersey's governor chris christie is warning folks before they go back home of the devastation they may see and many of the homes they are hoping to get to may not even be there. >>> once again, here's erica. >> if you want food or gasoline in the northeast, you should be prepared to wait in line. lines that are sometimes miles long. katie is live outside a gas station. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you are going to wait and wait and wait. we are on 44th street here in manhattan. the line yesterday reached all the way down to 14th street. you cannot even see all the cars that went down from here. 26 new york ci
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 3:30pm PST
: today homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured neighborhoods. >> our goal is to get people out of the shelters now as quickly as possible into something more stable, more satisfying. >> reporter: meanwhile the crisis at the pump continues, with drivers lining up at the pump to fill up and rationing in place in new jersey until supply can catch up with demand. >> part of the gas thing is that people are worried it's going to run out, it's not going to run out. >> in new york city, ferry sciee back online for tomorrow's commute. but for thousands still without power a crisis is emerging. >> one of the great fears we have with cold weather coming we have to make sure that people can stay warm and among the hardest hit, the rockaways in staten island. >> governmetonight the first ma donation from pepsico and walmart. >> reporter: in staten island, victims waited five days before help arrived. >> please start going door to door and ask some of the owners if they need anything. >> reporter: in queens more than 100 homes burned to the ground in a raging file fueled by sandy
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
the department of homeland security. secretary janet napolitano will be making a visit here today. so this is attention that this community really needs right now. natalie? >> all right. andrea canning in staten island, thanks so much, andrea. >>> with only four days until the presidential election new unemployment numbers from the labor department this morning show that the nation's jobless rate rose 0.1% to 7.9% as more people enter the job market. however, employers did step up hiring adding 171,000 people to their payrolls. that report is sure to provide ammunition for both sides in the presidential race. >>> emergency workers believe they have contained a fire and tanker cars that derailed this week in kentucky. hundreds of people remain out of their homes, including the entire town of west point. the rail car contained a volatile chemical used to make the rubber in tires. >>> federal health officials say nine more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis linked to tainted steroid injections. at least 377 people have been sickened in 19 states. however, the cdc lower
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